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Persistent Cross-Site Scripting in the WordPress NewStatPress plugin


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Date: Wed, 1 Mar 2017 07:05:22 +0100


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Persistent Cross-Site Scripting in the WordPress NewStatPress plugin
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Han Sahin, July 2016

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Abstract
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A persistent Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) vulnerability has been found in
the WordPress NewStatPress plugin. By using this vulnerability an
attacker can inject malicious JavaScript code into the application,
which will execute within the browser of any user who views the relevant
application content.

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OVE ID
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OVE-20160712-0030

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Tested versions
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This issue was successfully tested on WordPress NewStatPress plugin
version 1.2.4.

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Fix
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This issue has been addressed in NewStatPress version 1.2.5. This
version can be download from the NewStatPress GitHub account:
https://github.com/lechab/newstatpress#125

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Details
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https://sumofpwn.nl/advisory/2016/persistent_cross_site_scripting_in_the_wordpress_newstatpress_plugin.html

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